FTZ artThe Bay Area's federally sanctioned Foreign Trade Zone is expanding to include Sonoma, Napa and Marin Counties. It's meant to expedite parts importing and exporting of finished products, but the biggest local benefit is jobs.

Scott TaylorScott TaylorAll but the smallest manufacturing operations stand to benefit from becoming part of the expanded Foreign Trade Zone in the North Bay, elaborates Scott Taylor, virtually independent of the industry they are part of.

FTZ3 Sonoma-NapaA not quite final map of the boundaries for the new ForeignTrade Zone areas in Sonoma and Napa Counties.

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